Doha
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Doha, Qatar

A night view of the lit city of Doha in Qatar, set on the incredibly scenic West Bay
A night view of the lit city of Doha in Qatar, set on the incredibly scenic West Bay
The first month of the winter, December, is also a moderately hot month in Doha, Qatar, with average temperature fluctuating between 24.1°C (75.4°F) and 15°C (59°F).

Temperature

In Doha, the average high-temperature decreases, from 29.5°C (85.1°F) in November, to a still warm 24.1°C (75.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Doha, Qatar, is 15°C (59°F).

Humidity

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 71%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In Doha, Qatar, during December, the rain falls for 1.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 12.1mm (0.5") of precipitation. In Doha, during the entire year, the rain falls for 8.8 days and collects up to 75.2mm (3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Doha, the average water temperature is 23.2°C (73.8°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.2°C (73.8°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Doha, Qatar, with an average of 10.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are March and December, with an average of 7.8h of sunshine.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 5, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Doha. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in December in Doha?

In Doha, Qatar, in December, the average high-temperature is 24.1°C (75.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

What are the most humid months in Doha?

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 71%, are most humid months in Doha, Qatar.

What is the average humidity in December in Doha?

In December, the average relative humidity in Doha, Qatar, is 71%.

How many days does it rain in December in Doha?

In December, the rain falls for 1.3 days. Throughout December, 12.1mm (0.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in December in Doha?

In December, the average sea temperature in Doha, Qatar, is 23.2°C (73.8°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.2°C (73.8°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Doha?

The month with the shortest days in Doha, Qatar, is December, with an average of 10.6h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Doha?

In Doha, Qatar, the average length of the day in December is 10.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Doha?

March and December, with an average of 7.8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Doha?

In December, the average sunshine is 7.8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Doha?

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

How high is the UV index in December in Doha?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Doha, Qatar, is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Doha, Qatar
  • Average high temperature in December: 24.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (41.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 15°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (29.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.8°C).

Average humidity in December - Doha, Qatar
  • Average humidity in December: 71%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (71%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (41%).

Average rainfall in December - Doha, Qatar
  • Average rainfall in December: 12.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (17.1mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Doha, Qatar
  • Average rainfall days in December: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (2.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Doha, Qatar
  • Average sea temperature in December: 23.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (33.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (19.1°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Doha, Qatar
  • Average daylight in December: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 7.8h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
Months with least sunshine are March and December (Average sunshine: 7.8).

Average UV index in December - Doha, Qatar
  • Average UV index in December: 5

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).